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Looper, Perks of Being a Wallflower battle The Master, Lincoln for WGA awards

With the Academy Award nominations right around the corner (oh, and the Golden Globes too, if you’re into that kind of thing), America’s finest film guilds have gathered to spruik their finest produce of 2012. One of the most prestigious precursors is the Writers Guild of America awards, despite the fact that it often proves […]

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Blacklisted Roman Holiday screenwriter has credit restored

The Writers Guild of America has officially credited blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo’s for the Audrey Hepburn–Gregory Peck classic Roman Holiday, 58 years after its release. According to the WGA’s press release, the lobby for Trumbo’s recognition was sparked by his dying son Chris and the son of credited screenwriter Ian McLellan Hunter. Trumbo Senior was […]

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>The Social Network, Inception victorious at WGA awards

>Although The King’s Speech ran away with three of the four big guild awards (SAG, DGA, PGA) last month, a couple of other films were afforded the opportunity to shine at the Writers Guild of America awards. The Social Network writer (and frequent WGA criticiser) Aaron Sorkin picked up the prize for Adapted Screenplay, beating […]

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>WGA, PGA reveal 2011 nominees

>The Writers Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America have revealed the 2011 nominations for their annual awards. First up, the PGA, which recognises a film’s producer or producers. The winner of the Best Picture prize at the PGA has only repeated the feat at the Oscar ceremony five times in the past […]

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The Oscar season that was…

Is there anything else to say? We’ve been following the Oscar trail for almost 6 months, and we are literally days away from learning what the Academy has chosen as their favourite films and performances of the past year. Join us as we take a look back on the Oscar season that was… It all […]

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The Hurt Locker, Up in the Air win top WGA awards

source: wga.org The Writers Guild of America recognised the best screenplays in film and television this past weekend, with top prizes going to Oscar favourites The Hurt Locker and Up in the Air. Mark Boal won Best Original Screenplay for The Hurt Locker, beating the scripts for (500) Days of Summer, Avatar, The Hangover and […]

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WGA nominees announced!

source: wga.org The Writers Guild of America have announced their nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay. The usual suspects are here, along with some glaring omissions and a couple of surprises too. Check out the nominees below! Best Original Screenplay (500) Days of Summer – Scott Nuestadter and Michael H. WeberAvatar – […]

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The Strike Is Over! Back to Work Seth Rogen!

moviehole.netLast Wednesday, the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to lift the strike order which had been crippling both Film and Television production. A hefty 92.5% of the guild voted in favor of going back to work after a new contract was made with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Among the many […]

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To: Hollywood. You’re Great! From: Hollywood.

source: rottentomatoes.com Over the last weekend, both the British Academy of Film and Television and the Writers Guild of America handed out their annual awards. Less than two weeks until the Academy Awards, they are the final major indicators of who will walk away with Oscar glory. The Orange British Academy Film awards were handed […]

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